many muddy marches, patrols and parades, to celebrate
Flag Day, The Fourth of July, The Bicentennial and many other American holidays,
but I will always remember the pride I felt helping my mother polish her boots,
the stories she told me about the women who came before us, the women who made
it possible for us to be take those bold steps, and the women who would take the
bold steps beyond.
My mother wore combat boots.
And for that, I am
Thank you to Joseph Silversteen for being such a good friend to my mother, and to me.
God bless us all, and God bless America. God knows we need it.